Jon Favreau on The Lion King, Beyoncé & New Star Wars Series

  • Published: 12 July 2019
  • Jon talks about making The Lion King, being nervous about the audience reaction at the premiere, the animation process, working with Beyoncé, cooking with celebrities and chefs on “The Chef Show,” and writing and producing a new Star Wars series on Disney+ called “The Mandalorian.”

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    Jon Favreau on The Lion King, Beyoncé & New Star Wars Series
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  • DoubleYou3D
    DoubleYou3D  1 weeks back

    BOBA FETT WASN'T A MANDALORIAN. He just wore the armor of a mandalorian he killed

    • Галина Діденко

      This man is so booked that he isn’t even here to talk about his role in Spider-Man that released last week. Complete respect

      • Existence is Pain
        Existence is Pain  3 weeks back

        Thank you Jon

        • Mason Ruiz
          Mason Ruiz  2 months back

          This really shows you the value of learning at any age or stage of life.

          • Samuelson baker
            Samuelson baker  2 months back

            His fight with Brock Lesner was a classic .

            • Cameron Barnes
              Cameron Barnes  3 months back

              That's the guy who's in the Spiderman movies just the new ones.

              • Kangen Benar
                Kangen Benar  3 months back

                No bumbum before big fight!

                • natasha romanoff
                  natasha romanoff  3 months back

                  The movie "Chef" is awesome

                  • Carlo Nassar
                    Carlo Nassar  3 months back

                    Jon working on Star Wars? Better than JJ's writing?

                    • cocobana29
                      cocobana29  4 months back

                      Go get those coins Jon! So happy for him

                      • Aref Eshghi
                        Aref Eshghi  4 months back

                        A quick reminder: the 'original' Lion King was not original! :))

                        • Desvelada
                          Desvelada  4 months back

                          I wonder if he’s become the ultimate fighting champion yet 😂😂

                          • Crash Bandicoot71
                            Crash Bandicoot71  4 months back

                            The fact they focused so much on how it compares to the success of the previous film says why it had such mixed reviews

                            5:51 for Coo-GENG!!!

                            • Isiah Nunn
                              Isiah Nunn  4 months back

                              You need Andrew Adamson and Steve Williams to help you.

                              • Andréa Labonair
                                Andréa Labonair  4 months back

                                You can't recast James Earl Jones. The guy's Darth Vader.

                                • Mufnstuf
                                  Mufnstuf  4 months back

                                  At 12:30 Kimmel tries to interject his tired leftist political humor and Favreau just moves on, like a champ. Favreau has enough business sense to NOT alienate 1/2 of his potential audience.
                                  The Mandalorian looks absolutely amazing (I saw the preview footage). It's shot like a classic Western movie set in the Star Wars Universe. The Mandalorian will bring the old school fans BACK to Star Wars.

                                  • Peter
                                    Peter  4 months back

                                    Disney just saw this as a cash grab they got lazy smh this guy and others involved in this pointless movie disrespected the original classic.

                                    • Frosty TheWolf
                                      Frosty TheWolf  4 months back

                                      Reggae band from garageee

                                      • TheUnholyGamer
                                        TheUnholyGamer  4 months back

                                        The man who started it all, brought the iron man from the comics to real life I swear

                                        • Trev Mac
                                          Trev Mac  4 months back

                                          can't believe this is Jon -- wow has he aged, What happened?

                                          • KeyGamer100
                                            KeyGamer100  4 months back

                                            I want to be in a Jon Favreau project. He made my favorite movies

                                            • Ana G
                                              Ana G  4 months back

                                              What the hell is Pete Becker doing here? Shouldn’t he be training to become the ultimate fighting champion?

                                              • Joachim Jensen
                                                Joachim Jensen  5 months back

                                                Oh, the computers make the visual effects? I thought people made it.

                                                • ICOBORG
                                                  ICOBORG  5 months back


                                                  • YAH B
                                                    YAH B  5 months back

                                                    Bronx Science!

                                                    • Brad R
                                                      Brad R  5 months back

                                                      "I'm not allowed to say God Damn no more"

                                                      This is always my first memory of Jon Favreau

                                                      • Cook Fin
                                                        Cook Fin  5 months back

                                                        Lion King is about to hit 1B world wide, so you know he did pretty good job directing this movie.

                                                        • Marcus Manderson
                                                          Marcus Manderson  5 months back

                                                          Great interview. He is awesome!...

                                                          • Brendan Clayton
                                                            Brendan Clayton  5 months back

                                                            Boba Fett wasn't a Mandalorian, why wasn't he corrected haha :(((((((

                                                            • tritone11
                                                              tritone11  5 months back

                                                              This guy is in his own league in Hollywood. I remember seeing him in Daredevil and thinking “oh, the new Jeremy Piven”- I couldn’t have been more wrong. He deserves everything he has.

                                                              • Kibe Paris
                                                                Kibe Paris  5 months back

                                                                Jimmy, I have reduced watching your interviews by around 80% because you constantly interrupt your guests, that was Jimmy Fallon's role. You're getting worse...let them talk and stop making it about you!

                                                                • SCAVULLO
                                                                  SCAVULLO  5 months back

                                                                  Don’t say you feel responsible when you ruined Be Prepared and the scene of Remember Who You are with Simba and Mufasa! 🤬 You weren’t responsible, you did whatever the fck you wanted.

                                                                  • kristina23100
                                                                    kristina23100  5 months back

                                                                    I am so impressed. JON Favreau huh?

                                                                    • Truevan ASAP
                                                                      Truevan ASAP  5 months back

                                                                      Do you guys think the beginning was on purpose?

                                                                      • The Hsues
                                                                        The Hsues  5 months back

                                                                        I love this guy

                                                                        • Apple Jucie
                                                                          Apple Jucie  5 months back

                                                                          God bless you Jimmy thank you for bringing happiest and joy to people

                                                                          • Skms creations
                                                                            Skms creations  5 months back

                                                                            For me he is just a wonder❤️ .. i'm dreaming that how could he have done these many heartfully amazing movies... love from tamilnadu ,, thamizhan .. India.
                                                                            Epdiyaa itha panreenga .. engalkum konjam kaththu kudungalen💕

                                                                            • Stefanus Cahyadi
                                                                              Stefanus Cahyadi  5 months back

                                                                              not want to exagerrate or anything,but i just have a lil goosebumps when i saw the intro

                                                                              hope its good,looking forward to watch it

                                                                              • Zyhir Harris
                                                                                Zyhir Harris  5 months back

                                                                                Tony: dies
                                                                                Happy: oh no i need money!!
                                                                                Happy: oh let's just make a lion king remake
                                                                                Tony and mufasa: drink beer in hevean

                                                                                • TWSTF 8
                                                                                  TWSTF 8  5 months back

                                                                                  First season is done, and he's already started writing for the second season.

                                                                                  That's awesome 😂 👍

                                                                                  • klaire anne
                                                                                    klaire anne  5 months back

                                                                                    Huge respect and admiration to this guy! I love Jon Favreau!

                                                                                    • Jonathan David
                                                                                      Jonathan David  5 months back

                                                                                      When I see Jon all I can think is couples retreat hahahaha

                                                                                      • Risko Dutil
                                                                                        Risko Dutil  5 months back

                                                                                        A true humble genius this man is.

                                                                                        • IloveBaklava
                                                                                          IloveBaklava  5 months back

                                                                                          Looks like the movie sucks

                                                                                          • Upasana Sarmah
                                                                                            Upasana Sarmah  5 months back

                                                                                            This man Favreau is like the GRRM of the Marvel Cinematic Universe😍

                                                                                            • Prabu Megan
                                                                                              Prabu Megan  5 months back

                                                                                              I thought he is going to bring out "Kimba the white lion"

                                                                                              • Atharva Kulkarni
                                                                                                Atharva Kulkarni  5 months back

                                                                                                Let him talk Goddamn it...

                                                                                                • brad jenkins
                                                                                                  brad jenkins  5 months back

                                                                                                  Remember when Disney stole everything that is lion king from that japanese animation studio? Pepperidge farms remembers.